Richard Blundon Watts, 62, purchasing agent

November 30, 1999

Richard Blundon Watts, a retired Martin Marietta purchasing agent, died Friday of cancer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 62 and lived in Riderwood.

An electronics purchasing agent, he joined Martin Marietta in 1980 and retired in 1992. He had formerly worked at AAI Corp. in Cockeysville.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of the Calvert School in North Baltimore and St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Del. He attended Drexel University and the Johns Hopkins University.

He enjoyed Dixieland jazz and working with computers and electronics.

In 1959, he married Jane Rich Adams, who survives him.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.

He also is survived by two sons, Richard B. Watts Jr. of Pasadena and David S. Watts of Ruxton; a daughter, Leigh Watts Mello of Plymouth, Mass.; a brother, Sewell S. Watts III of Baltimore; a stepbrother, Richard R. Jackson Jr. of Owings Mills; a stepsister, Roberta Jackson Farr of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.

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